A large seabird with a fairly long neck, heavy pointed bill, long wings, and a rather long, pointed tail. It has stout, short legs with large webbed feet.
Larger than a Caspian Tern, smaller than a Northern Gannet.goose-sized or larger
- Both Sexes
- Length: 25.2-33.5 in (64-85 cm)
- Weight: 33.5-63.5 oz (950-1800 g)
- Wingspan: 52.0-61.0 in (132-155 cm)